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Flintshire Record Office
Bennett, J. L., collection of ship photographs

Reference code(s): GB 0208 D/DM/916

Held at: Flintshire Record Office

Title: J. L. Bennett MSS

Short Title: Bennett, J. L., collection of ship photographs

Creation date(s): 1903-[c. 1975]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: Information to be supplied

Name of creator(s): J. L. Bennett


Administrative/Biographical history: J. Leslie Bennett (d. c. 1986), of Connah's Quay, Flintshire, was a shipping enthusiast, and collected papers and photographs relating to ships operating on the River Dee and the North Wales coast.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of J. L. Bennett, relating to Deeside shipping, 1903-[c. 1975]; photographs, mainly of ships, [20th century]; paintings of ships; and photocopies of photographs and paintings, [20th century].


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: papers; and photographs, comprising: Connah's Quay, Queensferry, Saltney, Greenfield, Mostyn, Rhyl, and miscellaneous.

Conditions governing access: Data Protection Act restrictions will apply to any items less than 100 years old that contain sensitive personal information as defined by the Act.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Flintshire Record Office.


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Flintshire Record Office have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:



Note: Title supplied from name of collector. The archive includes early material that may pre-date the birth of the collector.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Flintshire Record Office, Schedule of J. L. Bennett MSS.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: January 2004

Shipping | Wales, North
Ships | Wales | Dee River | Photographs

Personal names
Bennett , J. Leslie , [d. 1986]

Corporate names

Connah’s Quay (Wales)
Greenfield (Flintshire, Wales)
Mostyn (Flintshire, Wales)
Queensferry (Wales)
Rhyl (Wales)
Saltney (Wales)

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